What employment rights are there for nannies?

Chris Weaver, associate & Paige Tompkins, assistant solicitor, Payne Hicks Beach, 13/09/2019

They perhaps have one of the most important jobs, yet sometimes nannies are not afforded the employment rights and protections to which they are entitled, as the recent Employment Tribunal judgment against Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez highlights.  Mr Mahrez was ordered to pay his nanny compensation for outstanding expenses and unauthorised deductions from her wages.  In order to avoid claims, employers must have appropriate documentation in place and comply with relevant employment legislation.   

Nannies are likely to be employees as they will almost certainly be required to provide personal service (rat...

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